Why I Love Aly Raisman’s Parents

As many other Americans right now, I am glued to the tv watching women’s gymnastics.  This post is not about the gymnasts, but rather about their parents – actually,  Aly Raisman’s parents. Here is the reason I love Rick and Lynn, also know as Aly Raisman’s parents: They are so overwhelmed with love and excitement for their daughter,…

How to be an Olympian and Champion in Life

Watching the Olympics always reminds me of one very important fact – I have no athletic talent what so ever.  Yet, even as someone who doesn’t care about sports more than the average Joe (or Jane), I find myself glued to Olympic sports of every sort.  Whether you are glued to table tennis, gymnastics, swimming,…

Fun Facts to Kick Off The 2016 Rio Olympics!

The time has come.  The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro! You have a Caipirinha cocktail in hand and are ready for the world’s best athletes to bring on the action. Here are some fun facts to get in the spirit of the 2016 Rio Olympics: Rio de Janeiro is named after a river…